Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/25/12
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Thirty-two NHL players got together in Atlantic City Saturday night and gave fans a little more than hockey to cheer for.   A charity hockey game — dubbed Operation Hat Trick — featured Henrik Lundqvist, Martin Brodeur, Brad Richards and a host of other NHL stars from all over the league and helped raise money for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. There was no lockout at the historic Boardwalk Hall as 10,792 hockey-hungry fans watched a battle between the New York Rangers and a team comprised of their Atlantic division rivals. The "New York" team, captained by forward Richards, included nine of his Rangers teammates while the  Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell wore the "C" the "New Jersey/Philadelphia side. Lundqvist — facing his familiar counterpart Brodeur — made 56 saves to lead his squad to a 10-6 victory.  "It seemed like he was in playoff shape," said Hartnell.  "And we were joking after the first period there that now the Rangers will want to play ...
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